Pattern Maker - Full-Time/Part-Time or Contract (Patternmaker)

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Allows remote

CYC Design Corporation, home of Reigning Champ and wings+horns, is looking for a well-rounded Pattern Maker (Patternmaker) to join us on a full-time or part-time basis. We are open to contractors and working from home if the candidate uses the Gerber system. Candidates must be able to produce patterns and perform grading for prototypes, samples and production.


About Us…

Founded between Tokyo and Vancouver in 2004, wings+horns is a contemporary menswear label integrating innovative fabrics with a Japanese approach to detail. Reigning Champ, founded in 2007, focuses on year-round staples made with original fabrics. Emphasizing rugged construction and unrivaled comfort, the brand’s process is guided by its principles: Respect the details. Master simplicity. CYC Design Corporation has been operating for over 20 years manufacturing for the likes of several other prestigious Canadian brands you know, as well as for companies in the US.


You will…

  • Interpret Designer intent to ensure desired fit and balance
  • Create patterns for prototypes; samples and production
  • Generate and maintain finished garment measurement specifications
  • Grade patterns by creating and maintaining graded measurement specifications
  • Ensure patterns that are consistent with factory capabilities and processes
  • Ensure cost effectiveness and minimal waste of material
  • Participate in fit sessions to determine and resolve fit/balance issues
  • Monitor prototype or sample progress and coordinate with internal teams to ensure deadlines are met
  • Effectively communicate design intent and construction to factory staff as needed



Post-secondary education in fashion and/or equivalent experience; 2-5 years’ solid work experience in pattern making; proficient with Gerber Accumark, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office applications; working knowledge of ERP systems such as Visual 2000; knowledge of men’s and women’s wear; ability to work from both sketches and existing patterns; strong knowledge and understanding of fabrics; skill in garment construction and sewing sufficient to create prototypes/mock-ups as needed; great written and verbal communicator; ability to adapt to sudden design changes; meticulous attention to detail and team player


Nice to Have

Experience with Visual 2000; knowledge of gluing/lamination and seam sealing; ability to create markers that are cost effective and minimize waste of material


Please Apply

If you are looking to be part of a growing company in the ever exciting fashion industry, then CYC Design Corporation – Reigning Champ | wings+horns just might be the place for you.